Nine displaced, one hurt from three separate house fires in Rowan Co. over the weekend

A fire near Rockwell, one in East Spencer, and one on Skylar Lane damaged three homes
The fire was reported on Sweet Gum Lane off Faith Road on Friday.
The fire was reported on Sweet Gum Lane off Faith Road on Friday.(American Red Cross)
Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 9:27 PM EDT
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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Three residential house fires displaced a total of nine people in Rowan County over the weekend.

One person was taken to the hospital after being hurt in a fire at a mobile home, according to the American Red Cross. The fire was reported on Friday afternoon at a single wide mobile home in the 600 block of Sweet Gum Lane. It’s located off Faith Road in eastern Rowan Co.

Three people were displaced by the fire. They are getting help from the Red Cross.

No other details were released.

The Red Cross is also helping two people who were displaced from a house fire in East Spencer on Friday. That fire was reported in the 100 block of Grant Street.

No injuries were reported in the East Spencer fire.

A third fire over the weekend was reported on Saturday afternoon on Skylar Lane, just off Sherrills Ford Road. The American Red Cross is providing help to four adults who were displaced by the fire that officials say started in the kitchen.